Dominic Cummings, a former top aide to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has claimed that the Prime Minister did not want to tighten the restrictions despite the rise in Kovid-19 cases in September last year, because he believed It was said that the age of the people being killed due to the epidemic is “over 80 years”. Cummings had earlier criticized the Prime Minister for the management of the lockdown in the country.
He again accused Johnson in an interview with the BBC. He said that Johnson had sent him a message, “I no longer depend on the NHA (National Health Service).” Cummings said that Johnson did not want to tighten restrictions on the increase in infection in September last year, because his It was believed that the age of those dying from it was “over 80 years”.
Was warned about the meeting with the Queen
In response, Downing Street said the prime minister had “taken steps necessary in accordance with the best scientific advice to protect the lives and livelihoods of people” during the pandemic. And England’s chief medical officer, Professor Chris Whitty, insisted on tighter restrictions from mid-September, but Johnson said, “No, no, no, no, no, I’m not doing that.”
Cummings said in a television interview that at the start of the pandemic last year, Johnson wanted to continue his weekly one-on-one meetings with the Queen, but had to alert his ‘boss’ that if she became infected, she would die. can. He claimed that he told the Prime Minister, “There are people in this office who are in isolation. You may be infected with the corona virus. May be I am infected with corona virus. You can’t go to meet the queen. If you went to visit her and she got infected, what would happen? Obviously you can’t go.”
Infection can cause death
He said, ‘That’s what I said, ‘If she gets infected by you and she dies, what will you do? you can not do it. You can’t put them at risk. This is completely ignorant.’ Then the Prime Minister said that he had not thought about it in detail. He then said, ‘Yeah… I can’t go’.” Downing Street denied the incident and Buckingham Palace declined to comment.